Sherrill Joan Reese Allen(1933 - 2014)

SHERRILL JOAN REESE ALLEN Sherrill Joan Reese Allen, age 81, passed away Saturday, May 31, 2014 of Alzheimer 's disease. She was born and raised in Logan, Utah. Graduated from Cache Valley High at the top of her class, and attended Utah State University. She was married to Dennis K. Allen for nearly 60 years, whose death preceded hers in 2011. They made Chico their home for over 50 years. She was an accomplished pianist and taught music lessons to hundreds of students for over 30 years. She was a devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and loved sharing music, coordinating activities, and serving others. She and Dennis enjoyed traveling with friends in the later years of their life. She is survived by three children: Randy Allen, of Las Vegas, NV; Hedi Allen-Hydo, of Solana Beach, CA; and Sherisse Allen Felix, of Chico, CA; their spouses and ten grandchildren. Sherrill will be laid to rest with Dennis in Utah on June 14th. A joint memorial service will be held in honor of both Dennis and Sherrill on Saturday, June 21st, 11:00 a.m., at the LDS Stake Center, 2430 Mariposa Ave., Chico. In lieu of flowers please make a donation toward Alzheimer's research at alz.org. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.brusiefh.com

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Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on June 15, 2014